Dr Reeta Peshawaria Oration Award
We are delighted to inform you that The National Institute for Mentally Handicapped (NIMH) has honored our Director & Managing TrusteeDr.Prathibha Karanth with Dr. Reeta Peshawaria Oration Award-2015.
The Award Ceremony was held on 6th December,2015 at NIMH, Auditorium Secundarabad.
"National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH) has instituted an yearly Award titled "Dr. Reeta Peshawaria Oration Award" from the year 2013 onwards. The award is sponsored by Dr. Desh Keerthi Menon, former Director of NIMH and husband of late Dr. Reeta Peshawaria for the professionals from Indian and Abroad engaged in remarkable scientific / clinical / research activities in the area of Developmental Disability in Indian Context. Dr. Reeta Peshawaria has been a faculty of NIMH who latter moved to the widely acknowledged internationally."
"The Selection of the Awardee is through nomination or by application, being finalized by a committee. For the year 2015 the committee nominated Dr. Prathibha Karanth, Director, Com DEALL Trust, Bengaluru which serves Persons with Autism across the Spectrum and Age Groups, will be the third recipient for this award. The award consist of a citation and a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh, jointly contributed by Dr. D.K.Menon, his Family and NIMH."